Hello, and welcome to the Archives!

The Archive Department does many things like assist researchers and support our exhibits, but its main priority is to collect and preserve Shelter Island history. If you are interested in helping us preserve our island’s history, we encourage you to check out our House Registry Program! The purpose of the Registry Program is to collect information on Shelter Island homes/buildings. Whether your house/building has been standing since the late 19th Century or your home is a new construction, our goal is to register every home/building on Shelter Island to benefit future researchers and historians. The Registry can be used to trace ancestral footsteps, discover the names and anecdotes of previous homeowners, and outline architectural history. To participate follow the link below and fill out the form.


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Shelter Island Historical Society

PO BOX 847, Shelter Island, NY 11964



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